Tag: AWS Certifications

AWS Certification Practice Exam: What to Expect from Test Questions

Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
August 28, 2020

If you’re building applications on the AWS cloud or looking to get started in cloud computing, certification is a way to build deep knowledge in ke...

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AWS Developer vs. AWS Solutions Architect: Breaking Down the Differences Between Two Very Different Career Paths

Vinay Singh
Vinay Singh
August 7, 2020

Trying to figure out your career path? We explain the skills needed and goals achieved in two of the most popular AWS certifications: the AWS Devel...

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  • careers

Top 5 Reasons to Get AWS Certified Right Now

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Rhonda Martinez
May 4, 2020

Cloud computing trends are on the rise and have been for some time already. Fortunately, it’s never too late to start learning cloud computing. Ski...

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AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate: A Study Guide

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Stuart Scott
April 27, 2020

Want to take a really impactful step in your technical career? Explore the AWS Solutions Architect Associate certificate. Its new version (SAA-C02)...

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Breaking News: All AWS Certification Exams Now Available Online

Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
April 3, 2020

Remote proctoring for all AWS certifications Cloud Academy is an Advanced AWS Technology Partner, and we are happy to announce all AWS certificati...

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The 12 AWS Certifications: Which is Right for You and Your Team?

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Andrew Larkin
March 20, 2020

As companies increasingly shift workloads to the public cloud, cloud computing has moved from a nice-to-have to a core competency in the enterprise...

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How to Become a DevOps Engineer

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Adam Hawkins
July 17, 2019

The DevOps Handbook introduces DevOps as a framework for improving the process for converting a business hypothesis into a technology-enabled servi...

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  • DevOps
  • DevOps Foundation Certification
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Cloud Academy Talk: Get Ready for the AWS Security Specialist Certification

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Cloud Academy Team
June 14, 2018

Security is critical for successful cloud adoption. Many enterprises are willing to invest their money to ensure that data and applications are kep...

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AWS Associate certifications: Getting started with the AWS cloud

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Diego Tiziani
June 27, 2017

On the Cloud Academy community, “where to start” or "how to prepare for AWS Associate certifications" are some of the most common topics that we se...

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  • AWS Cloud Computing

Cloud security, evaluating cloud platforms, and more with Cloud Academy’s Stuart Scott

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Diego Tiziani
June 23, 2017

On the Cloud Academy community, we love getting questions from our users. Security, the importance of certifications, and the how and why of cloud ...

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Popular Articles

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Andrew Larkin
— August 7, 2019

Disadvantages of Cloud Computing

If you want to deliver digital services of any kind, you’ll need to estimate all types of resources, not the least of which are CPU, memory, storage, and network connectivity. Which resources you choose for your delivery —  cloud-based or local — is up to you. But you’ll definitely want...

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Andrew Larkin
— March 20, 2020

The 12 AWS Certifications: Which is Right for You and Your Team?

As companies increasingly shift workloads to the public cloud, cloud computing has moved from a nice-to-have to a core competency in the enterprise. This shift requires a new set of skills to design, deploy, and manage applications in cloud computing. As the market leader and most ma...

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Albert Qian
Albert Qian
— November 13, 2019

Advantages and Disadvantages of Microservices Architecture

What are microservices? Let's start our discussion by setting a foundation of what microservices are. Microservices are a way of breaking large software projects into loosely coupled modules, which communicate with each other through simple Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). ...

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Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
— August 28, 2020

AWS Certification Practice Exam: What to Expect from Test Questions

If you’re building applications on the AWS cloud or looking to get started in cloud computing, certification is a way to build deep knowledge in key services unique to the AWS platform. AWS currently offers 12 certifications that cover major cloud roles including Solutions Architect, De...

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Stuart Scott
— April 27, 2020

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate: A Study Guide

Want to take a really impactful step in your technical career? Explore the AWS Solutions Architect Associate certificate. Its new version (SAA-C02) was released on March 23, 2020, though you can still take SAA-C01 through July 1, 2020. This post will focus on version SAA-C02. The AWS...

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Jeremy Cook
— April 13, 2019

S3 FTP: Build a Reliable and Inexpensive FTP Server Using Amazon’s S3

Is it possible to create an S3 FTP file backup/transfer solution, minimizing associated file storage and capacity planning administration headache? FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is a fast and convenient way to transfer large files over the Internet. You might, at some point, have config...

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Nitheesh Poojary
— March 26, 2019

How DNS Works – the Domain Name System (Part One)

Before migrating domains to Amazon's Route53, we should first make sure we properly understand how DNS works While we'll get to AWS's Route53 Domain Name System (DNS) service in the second part of this series, I thought it would be helpful to first make sure that we properly understand...

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Michael Sheehy
— August 19, 2019

What Exactly Is a Cloud Architect and How Do You Become One?

One of the buzzwords surrounding the cloud that I'm sure you've heard is "Cloud Architect." In this article, I will outline my understanding of what a cloud architect does and I'll analyze the skills and certifications necessary to become one. I will also list some of the types of jobs ...

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Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
— January 23, 2020

Learn Cloud Computing: Prerequisites

What are the prerequisites and requirements to learn cloud computing? This is the first article in a series to introduce our members to the prerequisites to learning cloud computing. This was a question I was emailed countless times from our users, and while we have Learning Paths, AWS...

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Thomas Mitchell
— July 14, 2017

How I Prepared for the 70-533 Azure Exam

I have been an IT Professional for over two decades.  In that time, I have seen and experienced many changes in the IT landscape. Such changes included the move away from Novell to a fledgling company called Microsoft, the shift to something called Active Directory, and the explosion of...

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Cloud Academy Team
— July 9, 2020

Which Certifications Should I Get?

The old AWS slogan, “Cloud is the new normal” is indeed a reality today. Really, cloud has been the new normal for a while now and getting credentials has become an increasingly effective way to quickly showcase your abilities to recruiters and companies. With all that in mind, the s...

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Jeremy Cook
— September 17, 2019

Cloud Migration Risks & Benefits

If you’re like most businesses, you already have at least one workload running in the cloud. However, that doesn’t mean that cloud migration is right for everyone. While cloud environments are generally scalable, reliable, and highly available, those won’t be the only considerations dri...

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  • Cloud Migration